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Added by Liana Epstein on August 31, 2015 at 8:14am — No Comments
Once again, nonprofit CEO salaries are in the news. This time the focus is not on the traditional nonprofits but the religious nonprofits and more specifically, pastors. And, as much as I must honestly grit my teeth to say this, given the focus, this salary "issues" is a subject the media loves to rattle about but if they want to point swords, they should be doing so at the boards who approve these salaries.
I remain a firm believer that the media would serve the taxpayer and donor…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on August 26, 2015 at 2:55pm — No Comments
In my experience, nonprofit board composition is pretty homogenous - that is to say that I find that nonprofit boards tend not to stray in composition from the folks who first organized the organization. This would lead one to suggest that nonprofit board diversity doesn't matter that much. Possibly.
HP' which is going to be splitting into two corporations (same CEO on both boards) has announced that its boards "will comprise leaders with some of the most diverse backgrounds and…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on August 21, 2015 at 10:13am — No Comments
Added by Nicole Peruso on August 20, 2015 at 12:53pm — No Comments
Starting in early September the City of New Haven will offer a nine-week course in city government, New Haven Democracy School. The purpose of Democracy School is to turn residents into more effective advocates for their neighborhoods and communities by giving them a holistic picture of how city government really functions. Students will meet department heads and public…Continue
Added by Aaron Goode on August 18, 2015 at 5:34pm — No Comments
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven has awarded $212,000 to 8 nonprofit organizations working with immigrants and $109,000 to 4 nonprofits serving formerly incarcerated individuals and their families. A total of 33 applications were received as part of a special grants process created by The Community Foundation this year; these grants are awarded in furtherance of The Foundation’s immigration and re-entry strategies which were adopted in 2014.
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on August 17, 2015 at 3:18pm — No Comments
This weekend I discovered a book that was published several years ago (April 2009) that strikes me as worth a brief mention here. The book, Owning Up...14 Questions Every Board Member Needs to Ask by Dr. Ram Charan..strikes me as worth a discussion because it poses some questions that could be helpful in framing the work of the nonprofit board.
I'm not actually that familiar with Dr. Ram Charan, a kind-of guru in the for-profit governance world but he appears to be well regarded in the…
Connecticut's 15th annual…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on August 14, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Added by Madison Breuer on August 11, 2015 at 1:38pm — No Comments
The Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on August 7, 2015 at 2:34pm — No Comments
Matching Funds Program - Third Round of Funding Available
CIRCA: Nearly $100,000 to Support Climate Resilience Across Connecticut
The Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) is pleased to announce its third round of funding through the exciting Matching Funds Program. CIRCA has made up to $100,000…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 7, 2015 at 2:33pm — No Comments
There has been some exciting news - Friends of Grove Street Cemetery now has a Facebook page.
So we invite everyone to take a peek and maybe you would like to follow us on Facebook. It has…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on August 7, 2015 at 1:38pm — No Comments
Every year, Promise prepares for our biggest event of the year, the Scholar Celebration. This year's Scholar Celebration will be on Thursday, August 13, 2015. We are seeking volunteers to make this event all it can be for our incoming Scholars. Promise would love to have you on the team. If you are available and interested in being…
Added by New Haven Promise on August 3, 2015 at 4:17pm — No Comments